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Topic: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
lovemybriard

Replies: 15
Views: 10436

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Mar 06, 2015 8:11 pm   Subject: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
Vets who show a least a little humility in that they cannot possibly be expected to know everything about every breed, are truly the good ones.

The problem with those new to the breed is dealing ...
Topic: New US law affecting Briard breeders in other countries
lovemybriard

Replies: 2
Views: 2492

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Aug 12, 2014 12:10 am   Subject: New US law affecting Briard breeders in other countries
All I can say is that it must be so nice not to have any government politics getting in the way of good decision making in the UK like we have here in the states. And yes, I'm being a bit cheeky with ...
Topic: New US law affecting Briard breeders in other countries
lovemybriard

Replies: 2
Views: 2492

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:38 pm   Subject: New US law affecting Briard breeders in other countries
Perhaps this is posted already , if so I apologize. From Aug 11th, 2014 on, only imports of puppies from rabies-free countries will be allowed to the US. The list is small of the acceptable countrie ...
Topic: Should have thought of this before. . .
lovemybriard

Replies: 9
Views: 4907

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Aug 11, 2014 8:30 pm   Subject: Should have thought of this before. . .
We use our pool usually after the humans have had a swim but it makes for a quick rinse off. The cold hose is not near as effected as a warm spray or a full swim. They do love those mud puddles.
Topic: What is it about the fringe?
lovemybriard

Replies: 4
Views: 2786

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Jun 20, 2014 5:50 pm   Subject: What is it about the fringe?
Thank you, having learned that its called the 'fringe' only recently, and on this board no less, it seemed an appropriate place to post.

I would say 1 out of 5 cuts I see about the face look 'goo ...
Topic: What is it about the fringe?
lovemybriard

Replies: 4
Views: 2786

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Jun 19, 2014 1:10 pm   Subject: What is it about the fringe?
What is it About the Fringe?

What is it about the fringe
The floppy mop that hangs on top
You stare out beneath these hairy blinds
But for some reason you don’t seem to mind

What is it about ...
Topic: Body language
lovemybriard

Replies: 6
Views: 3844

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Mar 13, 2014 4:53 pm   Subject: Body language
Sounds like you did the right thing. Can't take chances with their health and who knows that that bag might have done had it been swallowed. Good work!
Topic: The Whelp - a poem
lovemybriard

Replies: 3
Views: 3041

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 11:46 pm   Subject: The Whelp - a poem
Thank you. Wife is upset about the box of wine line but if you're going to be honest, in for penny in for pound Smile
Topic: Is it a Briard?
lovemybriard

Replies: 5
Views: 4203

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 9:02 pm   Subject: Is it a Briard?
We have a LOT of golden doodles in the states, really lots of new hybrids popping up everywhere. More often than not, we get asked of our Briards are goldens but thats simply because most have never ...
Topic: The Whelp - a poem
lovemybriard

Replies: 3
Views: 3041

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:40 am   Subject: The Whelp - a poem
This goes out to those hard at work right now caring for the babies...
Mark

The Whelp

3am and mother pacing
Turning spinning panting racing
Pawing unfamiliar places ...
Topic: strange behaviour
lovemybriard

Replies: 7
Views: 5074

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 2:48 pm   Subject: strange behaviour
Interesting post, I hope he's okay. Hard to imagine what could have set off the fear. We get calls sometimes that ask us how we train our dogs not to be fearful, bite and/or be aggressive. I find t ...
Topic: A Briard's Thanksgiving Lament
lovemybriard

Replies: 5
Views: 3379

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:19 am   Subject: A Briard's Thanksgiving Lament
Should have made it more generic. Could have called it "Whenever anything remotely editable (not entirely necessary) or without a pulse (not entirely necessary) is left either unattended or poor ...
Topic: A Briard's Thanksgiving Lament
lovemybriard

Replies: 5
Views: 3379

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:43 pm   Subject: A Briard's Thanksgiving Lament
I know it's not celebrated everywhere but I'm certain you can relate...

What I imagine my 8 month old pup was thinking as she lay there near the kitchen staring at our cooked bird.

Oh sweet smel ...
Topic: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
lovemybriard

Replies: 15
Views: 10436

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Dec 10, 2013 2:15 pm   Subject: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
I've always heard shaving them down can cause the hair to not grow back properly. I'm certain it can come back different colors since we've shaved our bitches underside prior to whelp. It comes back ...
Topic: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
lovemybriard

Replies: 15
Views: 10436

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Dec 09, 2013 12:07 am   Subject: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
I was always curious if the dew was a targeted trait or one that came by default from the original stock breeds. Seems reasonable that climbing pastures and defensive stance would be a desirable and ...
Topic: Dear Diary...
lovemybriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4631

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Dec 08, 2013 1:01 am   Subject: Dear Diary...
Can't believe I missed this, very funny!
Topic: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
lovemybriard

Replies: 15
Views: 10436

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Dec 07, 2013 12:37 am   Subject: Taming of the Dew - amusing musings
Just some thoughts on the extra claw that stuck in my craw. Thoughts are welcome Smile

One of the more interesting aspects of a Briard’s anatomy is the double dew claws found in the hind paw ...
Topic: A visit from one of the pups
lovemybriard

Replies: 1
Views: 2555

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Tue Apr 02, 2013 12:04 am   Subject: A visit from one of the pups
http://www.ry-con.com/images/Juno4.jpg

One of our pups from last year (Juno), hanging out with us for a few days while her owners are away. So great seeing these little guys and girls grow over th ...
Topic: Ina & Nero meet up.
lovemybriard

Replies: 5
Views: 3938

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:55 am   Subject: Ina & Nero meet up.
Great picture!
Topic: Fun with Obedience
lovemybriard

Replies: 14
Views: 6708

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:19 pm   Subject: Fun with Obedience
Thanks for sharing this. Such great moments when they make you proud, especially in front of a crowd. I had had trouble with the long distance sit/stay too with our boy Aragorn but we started doing ...
Topic: seraquin tablets and dog ramp
lovemybriard

Replies: 10
Views: 5531

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Thu Mar 28, 2013 9:11 pm   Subject: seraquin tablets and dog ramp
Sorry for your loss, they give us a such a blessing but for just a short time.
Topic: a little poem...
lovemybriard

Replies: 2
Views: 2804

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:02 pm   Subject: a little poem...
“The Briard in Service”

How wonderful is the Berger de Brie?
What a regal, fluffy breed to see
The noble beard and extra claw
Make all who see her stand in awe
She’s with him at play, at meals, ...
Topic: Barking at people in pubs & cafes
lovemybriard

Replies: 12
Views: 8860

PostForum: Help & Support   Posted: Fri Mar 01, 2013 6:07 pm   Subject: Barking at people in pubs & cafes
Needed that laugh today. Scooby bark...right on.
Topic: Seeing them for the first time...
lovemybriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4458

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 25, 2013 12:11 am   Subject: Seeing them for the first time...
My kids have now basically grown up with Briards and I ask them if they think they will want this type of dog when they get older. They say yes now but I wonder if their taste will change. I feel l ...
Topic: Barking at people in pubs & cafes
lovemybriard

Replies: 12
Views: 8860

PostForum: Help & Support   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:39 am   Subject: Barking at people in pubs & cafes
Good question and challenging considering their very nature. I think too it cannot be understated that when they are on a lead or "stationed" next to you, it really is a strong instinct to ...
Topic: Seeing them for the first time...
lovemybriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4458

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:26 am   Subject: Seeing them for the first time...
Insert image: http://www.ry-con.com/images/DixieBellandChargeSmallSize.jpg (alt+p)

Hi Friends. Late here (actually morning round 4am) and had just beeing chatting with a friend who took home a Br ...
Topic: Yellow Dog Project
lovemybriard

Replies: 9
Views: 4640

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:50 pm   Subject: Yellow Dog Project
What a great idea! Can't believe I haven't seen this before, thanks for sharing!
Topic: shelia cann email
lovemybriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4898

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sat Feb 23, 2013 10:45 pm   Subject: shelia cann email
So glad you saw through it, some sick people out there. Reminds me of our first litter when we received 3 different requests for puppy inquiries. They all used somewhat broken english and all but in ...
Topic: Briards and small dogs
lovemybriard

Replies: 5
Views: 3556

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:19 pm   Subject: Briards and small dogs
Ok, so I’m not a conspiracy theorist or anything but is there anything to Briard owners also having Yorkies? I just keep seeing it. Not just on the forum posts but we had 3 out of our 9 pups from l ...
Topic: Ina and her beach find.
lovemybriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4620

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:49 pm   Subject: Ina and her beach find.
Looks so proud! My guess is it might be tough to get that away from her
Topic: Happy Birthday Hogan - 5 Today
lovemybriard

Replies: 8
Views: 4518

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:34 am   Subject: Happy Birthday Hogan - 5 Today
Best wishes Hogan!
Topic: Does Your Briard Smell!!
lovemybriard

Replies: 23
Views: 13473

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:58 pm   Subject: Does Your Briard Smell!!
Great pictures, lovely
Topic: Best in Snow
lovemybriard

Replies: 14
Views: 5806

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:11 pm   Subject: Best in Snow
Great pic and lovely Briard, thank you!
Topic: USA Briard training the Dept. Homeland Security at airport
lovemybriard

Replies: 4
Views: 3014

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:06 pm   Subject: USA Briard training the Dept. Homeland Security at airport
Hi there, been a while since I posted but thought I'd share. We just hosted a training for the Dept. Homeland Security (TSA staff) at the Raleigh NC airport with our handsome boy Aragorn. Goal was t ...
Topic: Puppies puppies puppies...
lovemybriard

Replies: 3
Views: 2961

PostForum: Chit Chat   Posted: Sun May 27, 2012 5:05 pm   Subject: Pictures
Here are some pics:

Ella "on the job" http://www.ry-con.com/Photos-OurBriards.html

Puppies : http://www.ry-con.com/Puppy%20Picture%20Page.html

Ella's already looking for things to ...
 

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